heritage railways

Travel in Time on Heritage Railways

Breath-taking vistas of mountain valleys, moorlands and forest.  Stunning seascapes, and panoramas of rolling countryside, without a road in sight. Discovering little known routes and places, and sights that can’t be seen from a car or coach. For some, that means hiking boots, rucksacks and maps and, often, a hearty disregard for unfriendly weather. For some eleven million people each year, it means something much easier, and quite different: taking a ride on heritage railways.

Heritage Railways - A Thomas the Tank Engine special at Falkirk’s Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway

The Lincolnshire Wolds Railway

The Lincolnshire Wolds Railway (LWR) is situated in a beautiful part of countryside between the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Lincolnshire coast. Based at Ludborough Station, the railway is only a short distance from Grimsby, the seaside resort of Cleethorpes, and from the historic market town of Louth, making it an ideal stop-off for anyone visiting Lincolnshire.  

The Great Orme Tramway

The Great Orme Tramway - Delighting visitors since 1902, you can’t miss Llandudno’s premier heritage attraction and Britain’s only cable-hauled road tram. The Tram takes you on a picturesque, breath-taking one-mile journey to the summit of the Great Orme Country Park and Nature Reserve, where on a clear day, views stretch as far as the Isle of Man, Blackpool and the Lake District.